Biography: Karl Haendel

KARL HAENDEL

Born in New York, 1976

Lives and works in Los Angeles, USA.

EDUCATION

2003 University of California, Los Angeles, MFA

2000Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME

1999Whitney Museum Independent Study Program, New York, NY

1998 Brown University, Providence, RI, BA in Art Semiotics and Art History

SOLO EXHIBITIONS: 2017 Karl Haendel & Jay DeFeo: “Pink Cup and The Facts”, Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York, USA / “BY AND BY,” Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Los Angeles, CA 2016  “1/2 Einstein’s Brain, 1/2 Moon Rock”, Galleria Raucci/Santamaria, Naples, Italy / “Unwinding Unboxing, Unbending Uncocking, Wentrup, Berlin / LAXArt, Los Angeles. CA / Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Project, Los Angeles, CA  2015 “Unwinding Unboxing, Unbending Uncocking”, Night Gallery, Los Angeles / “Weeks in Wet Sheets”, Barbara Seiler Gallery, Zurich / “Organic Bedfellows”, Mitchell-Innes Nash, New York 2014 “People Who Don’t Know They’re Dead”, Sommer Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv, Israel V “Water Works”, Halsey McKay Gallery, East Hampton, NY (with Adam Helms) V “Fresh Musk”, Eastern Star Gallery, The Archer School, Los Angeles, CA 2013 The Competition Myth, Yvon Lambert, Paris, France / High Performance Stiffened Structures, Museo de Arte de El Salvador, S. Salvador, SV / High Performance Stiffened Structures, Locust Projects, Miami, FL 2012 “Informal Family blackmail”, Susanne Veilmetter Projects, Los Angeles, CA, USA. / “Oral Sadism and the Vegetarian Personality”, Human Resources, Los Angeles, CA, USA. / “Questions for my father”, UMOCA Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, Salt Lake City USA. / “Questions for my father”, Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, OH, USA. 2011 Yvon Lambert, Paris, France, F. / “Celestial Spectacular”, Night Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA (with Jennifer Bornstein). / “The Voyage or Three Years at Sea Part II”, Charles H. Scott Gallery, Emily Carr University of Art & Design, Vancouver, BC, CANADA. / “Questions for my father”, Harris Lieberman, New York, NY, USA (with Petter Ringbom). / “Fiddle the Cooperation”, Raucci/Santamaria Gallery, Naples, I. 2010 “Cracked”, Lever House, New York, NY, USA. / “Sir Ernest Shackelton and All The Clocks in My House”, Susanne Vielmetter Projects, Los Angeles, CA, USA / Tony Wight Gallery, Chicago, IL, USA 2009 “Displeasure”, Milliken Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden. / “How to have a socially responsible orgasm and other life lessons”, Harris Lieberman Gallery, New York, USA / “Scribble”, with Art Production Fund, 411 Broadway, New York, NY, USA. / “Plug n’ Play” (with Walead Beshty), Redling Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA, USA 2008 “Kommitment Karl”, Sommer Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv, Israel. 2007 The Suburban, Chicago, IL, USA. / “I Need Work”, Harris Lieberman, New York, NY, USA. / “Last Fair Deal Gone Down”, Anna Helwing Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA.2006 “MOCA Focus: Karl Haendel”, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA, USA. / “Makes a Long Time Man Feel Bad”, Sommer Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv, Israel. / “Make Me Down a Pallet on Your Floor”, Sorcha Dallas, Glasgow, UK. 2005 “Grits Ain’t Groceries (All Around the World)”, Anna Helwing Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA. 2003 “You Can’t Lose What You Ain’t Never Had”, Anna Helwing Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA.

GROUP EXHIBITIONS: 

2017 American Dream: Paintings and drawings of American Realism since 1965, Kunsthalle Emden, Emden, Germany / “I who make mistakes on the eternal typewriter”, Kunstvereniging Diepenheim, NL / “Game On!,” Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa, OK / “Unsere Amerikaner,” Kunsthalle Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany / “American Dream: Paintings and Drawings of American Realism since 1965,” Kunsthalle Emden, Emden, Germany 2016 “Questions to My Father,” Sommer Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv, Israel / “House Warming,” Adds Donna, Chicago, IL / “Halftime in America,” Arturo Bandini, Los Angeles, CA 2015 SUNSET STRRIP, organized by Night Gallery at The Batter, San Francisco, CA / “The World is Made of Stories,” Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo, Norway / Biennal of The Americas, Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver, CO / “Intenzione Manifesta”, cur. by Beatrice Mertz and Marianna Vecellio, Castello di Rivoli Museum of Contemporary Art, Rivoli TO, I. 2014 Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, curated by Anthony Elms, Michelle Grabner and Stuart Comer / “Another Cats Show”, 356 Mission, Los Angeles  / “Lone Tree”, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, NY / “Second year: 30 new works from Giancarlo and Danna Olgiati Collection”, -1, Lugano, Switzerland / “Ghost Current”, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark, curated by Ryan Wallace / Informal Forms, Aran Cravey Gallery, Los Angeles, curated by Noam Segal / LA><ART Gala, Greystone Manor, Los Angeles / Life Transmissions, Chapman University Guggenheim Gallery 2013 12th Biennale de Lyon, “Meanwhile… Suddenly and Then,” cur. by Gunnar B. Kvaran, Lyon, F. / Michelle Grabner: I Work From Home, MOCA Cleveland, curated by David Norr 2012 “The Residue of Memory”, cur. by H. Zuckerman Jacobson, Aspen Art Museum, CO, USA. / “Graphite”, cur. by Sarah Urist Green, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, USA. / “True Stories, Locks Gallery”, cur. by L.  Wei,  Philadelphia, PA, USA. / “Kathryn Andrews, Darren Bader, Karl Haendel”, United Artists, Ltd., Marfa, TX, USA. / “American Exuberance”, The Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FL, USA. 2011 “In the Name of the Artists”, Sao Paulo Beinnale pavilion, Sao Paulo, Brazil. / “Degenerate Art Lives” (with Yael Bartana and Tomas Zipp), Sommer Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv, Israel. / “Arrêt sur Image: Collection du MAMAC”, Galerie des Ponchettes, Musée d’Art Moderne et d’Art Contemporain, Nice, France. / “Verisimilitude”, Francois Ghebaly Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA. / “The Voyage or Three Years at Sea Part II”, Charles H. Scott Gallery, Emily Carr University of Art & Design, Vancouver, BC, Canada. / “Prospect II”, curated by Dan Cameron, New Orleans, La, USA. / “Drawn From Photography”, Cur. by Claire Gilman, The Drawing Center, New York, NY, USA. / “Nothing Beside Remains”, cur. by Shamim Momin, LAND, Marfa, Tx, USA. / “Greater LA”, cur. by Benjamin Godsill, New York, NY, USA. / “The Unbearable Lightness of Being”, Yvon Lambert, Paris, France. / Ohlio, Country Club, Cincinnati, OH, USA. / “Prix Canson 2011”, Hôtel de Sauroy, Paris, France. 2010 “The last newspaper”, cur. by R. Flood and B. Godsill, New Museum, New York, USA. / “Haunted”, cur. by J. Blessing, Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY, USA. / “Image transfer”, cur. by S. Krajewky, Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, USA. / “Blind Mirror”, Raucci/Santamaria Gallery, Naples, I. / “Prospect 2”, cur. by D. Cameron New Orleans, USA 2009 “Collection: MOCA’s First Thirty Years”, cur. by P. Schimmel ,  MOCA, Los Angeles, USA. / “Beg, Borrow and Steal”, The Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FL, USA. / “Maximal Minimal”, cur. By N. Bonavoglia, Primopiano, Lugano, CH. / “Rotating Views #2 – Works from the Astrup Fearnley Collection”, Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art ,Oslo, Norway. 2009 “Play with your own Marbles: Walead Beshty, Karl Haendel & Patrick Hill, Noma Gallery”, cur. by B. Nguyen, San Francisco, USA. V “No Bees, No Blueberries”, cur. by S. Basta and T. Coburn, Harris Lieberman Gallery, NY, USA. / “Nothingness and Being”, cur. by S. Momin, Fundación/Colección Jumex, Mexico. / “Picturing the Studio”, cur. by M. Grabner and A. Marie, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA. / “This is Killing Me”, Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, North Adams, MA, USA. 2008 “Going Out of Business”, Anna Helwing Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA. / “Meet Me Around the Corner – Works from the Astrup Fearnley Collection”, Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern  Art, Oslo, Norway. / “California Biennial”, curated by L. Firstenberg, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA, 2007 “The New Authentics: Artists of the Post-Jewish Generation”, cur. by S. Boris, Spertus Museum, Chicago and Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, USA. / “XXS (Extra Extra Small)”, Sommer Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv, Israel. 2007 “Lines, Grids, Stains, Words: Minimal Art Drawings from the Collection of The Museum of Modern Art”, cur. by C. Rattemeyer, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY (traveling to Museu Serralves, Porto, Portugal, and Museum Wiesbaden, Wiesbaden, Germany). / “Hammer Contemporary Collection Part I”, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA, USA. / “HB – Works on Paper”, Studio Guenzani, Milan, I. / “Play”, Galleri Erik Steen, Oslo, Norway. / “The Price of Everything… The Art Gallery”, CUNY Graduate Center, University of New York, New York / “Big Secret Cache”, Angstrom Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA. 2006 “Red Eye: Los Angeles Artists from the Rubell Family Collection”, Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FL / “Transforming Chronologies: An Atlas of Drawings”, cur. by L. Perez-Oramas, Museum of Modern Art,New York, NY, USA. / “Particulate Matter”, cur. by G. Helfand, Mills College of Art, Oakland, CA, USA. / “Pierre Bismuth, Ryan Gander, Karl Haendel, T.Kelly Mason, Cohan and Lesile”, New York, NY, USA. / “A Brighter Day”, James Cohan Gallery, New York, NY, USA / “Down by Law”, cur. by the Wrong Gallery as a show within a show, part of the Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, USA. 2005 “Uncertain States of America”, cur. by Hans Ulrich Obrist, Daniel Birnbaum, and Gunnar B. Kvaran, Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo, Norway, traveling to CCS Bard, New York, Serpentine Gallery, London, Reykjavik Art Museum, Moscow Biennale, Herning Art Museum, CCA Warsaw, Le Musée de Sérignan, Galerie Rudolfinum, Prague and Songzhuan Art Centre, Beijing. / “Drive Time”, Wingall Museum Chaffey College, Rancho Cucamonga, CA, USA / “Fast Forward: A Passion for the New”, cur. by Scenic, House of Campari, Venice, CA, USA / “Rogue Wave”, cur. Christopher Pate and Peter Gould, LA Louver, Venice CA, USA / “Hunch and Flail”, cur. by Amy Sillman, Artists Space, New York, NY, USA. / “L.A.”, Lucas Schoormans Gallery, New York, NY, USA. 2004 “California Biennial”, Orange County Museum of Contemporary Art, USA. / “Newport Beach”, cur. by E. Armstrong and Irene Hofmann California Biennal, Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA, USA. / “Group Show”, cur. by C. Dalrymple, Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York, NY, USA.  / “Gio Ponti: Furnished Settings & Figuration, ACME, Los Angeles, CA, USA. 2003 “Richard Croft, Karl Haendel, Mitchell Syrop, Rosamund Felsen” Santa Monica, USA. / “Side Efffects”, The Latch, Los Angeles, CA, USA. / Anna Helwing Gallery, Los Angeles, USA. / “What do you see at night?”, Track 16, Santa Monica, CA, USA. 2002 Emily Jacir, Karl Haendel, Kevin Hooyman, La Panaderia, Mexico City  1999 “Moving Into Outside”, Holland Tunnel Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, USA. / “Xmas”, Kent Gallery, New York, USA.  / “100 Drawings”, P.S.1 Contemporary Arts Center, Long Island City, USA. / “Open Studios”, Whitney Independent Study Program, NY, USA. 1998 David Winton Bell Gallery, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA. / Woods Gerry Gallery, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI, USA.

PUBLIC PROJECT: 2015 “Plow Pose”, I-70 Sign Show, St. Louis, Mo 2011 “Question for Marfa”, building facade, part of “Nothing beside remains”, Marfa, TX, USA. 2010 “A year from now”, Art Movies 2010, 3rd International Festival of Art Billboard, Torun, Poland. 2009 Public Scribble #2, façade of LAXART, Los Angeles, CA / Scribble, 411 Broadway, New York, NY, with Art Production Fund 1998 Desires, Kennedy Plaza Bus Terminal, Providence, RI / Simple Symbols, Radding Billboards, Providence, RI

AWARDS AND GRANTS: 2011 Chinati Foundation Artist is Residence 2006 Katherine S. Marmor Award 2004 Penny McCall Foundation Award / Durfee Foundation Grant 1998 BCAT Residency, Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, USA.

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS: Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo, Norway. / La Colección Jumex, Mexico City, Mexico. / Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA, USA. / Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Boston, MA, USA. / Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA, USA. / Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY, USA. / Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, USA. / Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA, USA. / Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA, USA. / Frank Cohen MoCA Manchester, England, UK. / Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, USA.